Nikita Khrushchev Quotes

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  • Economics is a subject that does not greatly respect one's wishes.

  • Don't you have a machine that puts food into the mouth and pushes it down?

  • I want to talk to these people because they stay in power and you change all the time.

  • Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers.

    "Biography/ Personal Quotes".
  • "Freedom" in capitalist countries exists only for those who possess money and who consequently hold power.

  • Any fool can start a war, and once he's done so, even the wisest of men are helpless to stop it - especially if it's a nuclear war.

  • We do not have to invade the United States, we will destroy you from within.

  • The one who loses his head no longer cares about his hair.

  • The purpose of the United Nations should be to protect the essential sovereignty of nations, large and small.

  • If you start throwing hedgehogs under me, I shall throw a couple of porcupines under you.

    In New York Times 7 Nov. 1963
  • The living will envy the dead.

    "Hiding from the Bomb — Again". Harper’s, p. 36, August 1979.
  • Democracy is a government where you can say what you think even if you don't think. Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge where there is no river.

  • If you cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen.

    "The last word on compromise" by AC Grayling, July 14, 2000.
  • America has been in existence for 150 years and this is the level she has reached. We have existed not quite 42 years and in another seven years we will be on the same level as America. When we catch you up, in passing you by, we will wave to you.

  • When all the world is socialist, Switzerland will have to remain capitalist, so that it can tell us the price of everything.

  • When you are skinning your customers, you should leave some skin on to heal, so that you can skin them again.

  • The United States now sleeps under a Soviet moon

  • All the sparrows on the rooftops are crying about the fact that the most imperialist nation that is supporting the colonial regime in the colonies is the United States of America.

  • We say the name of God, but that is only habit.

  • The United States will eventually fly the Communist red flag…The American people will hoist it themselves.

  • If Adenauer were here with us in the sauna, we could see for ourselves that Germany is and will remain divided but also that Germany never will rise again.

    During a visit to sauna with Finland's president Kekkonen in June 1957. "Våldets århundrade". Book by Max Jakobson, p. 220, 2001.
  • Revolutions are not made for export.

  • What innocence, may I ask, is being played here when it is known that this virtuous damsel has already got a dozen illegitimate children?

  • Whether you like it or not, history is on our side. We will bury you!

    Speech to Western diplomats, Moscow, 18 Nov. 1956.
  • They say that the Soviet delegates smile. That smile is genuine. It is not artificial. We wish to live in peace, tranquility. But if anyone believes that our smiles involve abandonment of the teaching of Marx, Engels and Lenin he deceives himself poorly. Those who wait for that must wait until a shrimp learns to whistle.

    Speech at dinner for visiting East German dignitaries, Moscow, 17 Sept. 1955
  • Gagarin flew into space, but didn't see any god there.

  • Of all cities in the United States I have seen, San Francisco is the most beautiful.

  • Comrades! We must abolish the cult of the individual decisively, once and for all

    Speech to secret session of Twentieth Congress of Communist Party, 25 Feb. 1956.
  • In a fight you don't stop to choose your cudgels.

  • Bombs do not choose. They will hit everything.

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    Nikita Khrushchev

    • Born: April 15, 1894
    • Died: September 11, 1971
    • Occupation: Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union